Homelessness is an important issue that disproportionately affects people with disability. In addition, people with disability are often affected by, and experience homelessness in different ways to the broader community. This submission identifies legislation relevant to policy makers across international, federal and state jurisdictions in addressing the issues faced by people with disability in achieving equal access to housing. Shortcomings in the current system are identified and advice is provided on the appropriate organisations to implement solutions to the existing gaps in service provision.
PWDA submission – PDF and Word document